What does Elfie mean?
Elfie /el-fie/ as a girls' name. Elfie means "elf or magical counsel; elf, magical being strength; white". Elfie is an alternate spelling of Alfreda (Old German, Old English): feminine of Alfred. Elfie is also a variation of Elfrida (Latin, Old English). Elfie is also used as a variation of Elva (Irish, Gaelic).
How popular is Elfie?
Elfie is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Elfie is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Elfie and associated names. Alfreda, Allie (#257 a year ago), Elfrieda, Elva, Elvia and Elvie are the prominent alternative forms of Elfie (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000. Usage of these forms of Elfie was well-received during the years 1890-1899 (adoption of 0.4%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.12%, down 68.7%), with the versions Alfreda, Elfrieda, Elva and Elvie becoming less stylish. Allie is the most fashionable girl name among these, with this name going through a resurgence in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Elfie is alike in pronunciation to Alfa. Other suggested similar baby names are Alie, Alvie, Eadie, Effie▼, Elaine▼, Elanie, Elbe, Elice, Elis, Eliz, Elkie, Elle▲, Ellice, Ellie▲, Ellis, Elois, Elsie▲, Elvi, Elvine, Elvire, Engie, Ephie, Eppie, Ettie▼ and Ollie▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elfie.